Nick DeRiso is associate editor of Ultimate Classic Rock. Named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in newspapers, he previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
Rock Stars Flipping You Off
You can't be faulted for thinking rock has lost its edge, but at least one vestige of the music's provocative spirit remains.
Bob Dylan Wanted to Write and Star in a Slapstick TV Comedy
After watching a string of Jerry Lewis films, Bob Dylan contacted 'Seinfeld' writer Larry Charles with an idea.
Neil Young Is Auctioning Off His Model Trains
Neil Young is selling off some of his collectibles as a benefit for the Bridge School in California.
Check Out Gary Clark Jr.’s Amped-Up Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’
Gary Clark Jr.'s Beatles update is included on the soundtrack for the upcoming 'Justice League' film.
Judas Priest Confirm Title of New ‘Firepower’ LP, Announce Tour
Judas Priest's appropriately titled Firepower 2018 Tour is set to begin in March.
Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s Making Progress on Next Solo Album
Ozzy Osbourne confirms that he's "about seven songs" into a new solo project, though it remains unclear when the album might arrive.
November and December 2017 New Music Releases
Christmas is coming early, music lovers.
That Time Led Zeppelin Stole the Who’s Dinner Reservations
Robert Plant said Led Zeppelin once ate for free at one of New York City's hottest spots after he was mistaken for Roger Daltrey.
Ex-Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Buckethead Is Battling a Deadly Heart Problem
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Buckethead has been diagnosed with a chronic heart arrhythmia that he says nearly caused a stroke.
Scorpions Cancel Remaining North American Shows
The Scorpions were slated to continue shows with Megadeth until Oct. 15 at Tampa, Fla.